Like his unique singing voice, Kevin Bilchik's approach to songwriting and performing evokes raw emotion in those who hear it. Listening to Kevin, you are reminded of another time when rather than seeking hit records, artists bore their souls in songs and what made them hits was their universal truth. Inspired by the traditions of performers like Bob Dylan, J.J. Cale, John Hiatt, and Mark Knopfler, Kevin's music achieves an intimacy and truth that he hopes will offer listeners a musical touchstone 'I was a writer first. I didn't know I wanted to sing until I started putting my words to music,' says Bilchik. 'When I perform my songs, it's like taking a tour of what I've learned about life in the past 10 years. ' To categorize Bilchik as a typical singer-songwriter one would be missing the point. Bilchik's 'what you hear is what you get' demeanor, combined with his no nonsense approach to his personal style, is a refreshing change. If you are not pulled in by the stories Kevin tells in his songs, his mesmerizingly earthy, smoky baritone will elevate you to a much simpler time and place . Kevin Bilchik's debut 'Paper Money' released in March 2006 on Red Pill Records. Kevin currently performs both as a solo acoustic artist and with his band.